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Laurence Sterne

12 of 16 portraits of Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne

by Edward Fisher, printed for Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760)
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (353 mm x 255 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D20401


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Sitterback to top

  • Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), Writer and divine; author of 'Tristram Shandy'. Sitter in 16 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Edward Fisher (1722-before 1782), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 93 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • Robert Sayer (1724 or 1725-1794), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 196 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 5019: Laurence Sterne (after)
  • NPG D2980: Laurence Sterne (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D21363: Laurence Sterne (impression from same plate as)